Flying Colors Comics and Other Cool Stuff, of Concord, California recently released sales information for 2019. The majority of the top 10 selling graphic novels, first released in 2019, were non-superhero books aimed at kids. Dogman Vol 7 and Guts by Raina Telgemeier were the top 2 selling graphic novels…Read More
How Did Direct Market Stores perform in 2019?
In the next two weeks, ComicsPROgress will be writing various articles about the 2019 comic industry. We will be highlighting various stores and linking to their blog, twitter, and social media announcements. ARTICLES – SALES RESULTS 2019Challenger’s Comics – Patrick BrowerFlying Colors – Joe Field South Side Comics – Dan…Read More
Comic Stores! Time to register for Local Comic Shop Day.
PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marco DavanzoComicsPRO (949) 387-9599 email@example.com LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY® RETAILER REGISTRATION NOW OPENFifth Annual Event on for Saturday November 23 (August 31, 2019) – Local Comic Shop Day®, the day celebrating the independent spirit of local comic book shops, returns for its fifth annual event on Saturday, November…Read More
ComicsPROgress has just added a Knowledge Base!
NEW INFORMATION SOURCE! ComicsPROgress has set up a KNOWLEDGE BASE. (A repository of information for comic book stores to help them save money, increase sales, and run more efficiently). Members asked us to provide an online repository of information at one of our last meetings. The KNOWLEDGE BASE will have…Read More
Free Comic Book Day 2019
Free Comic Book Day was founded in 2002 by ComicsPRO member, and former board member, Joe Field, owner of Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff in Concord, CA, who saw the success of Baskin Robbins’ free ice cream day, and saw it as a great opportunity to bring in new customers…Read More
Filip Sablik, of BOOM! Studios, energizes retailers with themes of change, self-improvement, and retailer empowerment.
In one of the most heart-felt speeches of the Comic Industry Conference, Filip Sablik, of BOOM! STUDIOS, described how change, though hard, can lead to better outcomes. Comparing personal challenges to recent retailer struggles, Sablik encouraged retailers to take back the power that they’ve given away*. He said that retailers…Read More
Phil Boyle Discusses Possible Solutions To Comic Industry Problems
On January 2nd, 2019 – Phil Boyle – owner of Coliseum Comics – a chain of comic stores in Florida – wrote the following post on several comic industry-specific forums. Phil explained why he was concerned about the state of the comic industry and suggested solutions. We are re-printing it…Read More